Gordon Calvin Coleman
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: July 5, 1934 in Rockville, MD
School: Duke University (Durham, NC)
Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1953.
Debut: September 19, 1959 (Age 25.076, 9,298th in MLB history)
vs. KCA 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1960 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Indians 1959-1967
Last Game: May 3, 1967 (Age 32.302)
vs. STL 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 12, 1994 in Cincinnati, OH
Buried: Arlington Memorial Gardens, Mount Healthy, OH
Relatives: Cousin of Larry Littleton
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News -- December 2010
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